If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old— Peter Drucker
Delighting Ideas And Inspiration quotations
One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.
Being willing is not enough. We must do.
You grow old when you lose interest in life, when you cease to dream, to hunger after new truths, and to search for new worlds to conquer. When your mind is open to new ideas, new interests, and when you raise the curtain and let in the sunshine and inspiration of new truths of life and the universe, you will be young and vital.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
Talk and write in a way that encourages the mutual exchange of ideas and acts like a midwife to people birthing their own ideas.
Adidas is a very personal inspiration to me.
It has enriched my creative life. It's an exchange between different cultures, different ideas, and most of all, it is teamwork.
My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us;
the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require.
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the great enterprises and ideals of American society.
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority; you have none.
It is a good idea to be ambitious, to have goals, to want to be good at what you do, but it is a terrible mistake to let drive and ambition get in the way of treating people with kindness and decency. The point is not that they will then be nice to you. It is that you will feel better about yourself.
Nothing is more powerful for your future than being a gatherer of good ideas and information. That's called doing your homework.
In my study I can lay my hand on the Bible in the pitch dark.
All truly inspired ideas come from God. The powers from which all truly great composers like Mozart, Schubert, Bach and Beethoven drew their inspirations is the same power that enabled Jesus to do his miracles.
If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people the room they need.
When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something.
Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself.
Teamplayer: Once who unites others toward a shared destiny through sharing information and ideas, empowering others and developing trust.
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.
Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study.
Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.
Designers can create normalcy out of chaos;
they can clearly communicate ideas through the organising and manipulating of words and pictures.
Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
Optimism is the most important human trait, because it allows us to evolve our ideas, to improve our situation, and to hope for a better tomorrow.
I'm always thinking of ideas and sounds. I am waiting on something new and dope to inspire me.
If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.
Do you know that one of the great problems of our age is that we are governed by people who care more about feelings than they do about thoughts and ideas.
Innovation is the creation of the new, or the re-arranging of the old in a new way
The roots of effective leadership lie in simple things, one of which is listening. Listening to someone demonstrates respect; it shows that you value their ideas and are willing to hear them.
I had no idea, but I realized that probably thirty to forty percent of my brainpower was taken up with the questions that I couldn't answer- because I had no direction. When I got clear on exactly where I wanted to go, and set the goals to get there, my mind calmed down.
The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.
When your mind is functioning correctly, there is an out streaming of light from within in the form of inspiration, hunches, leadings, and intuitive flashes - trust this process of inspiration. “In the twinkling of an eye” ideas and plans may flow into your mind.
A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.
The mark of a moderate man is freedom from his own ideas.
Tolerant like the sky, all-pervading like sunlight, firm like a mountain, supple like a tree in the wind, he has no destination in view and makes use of anything life happens to bring his way.
In my heart I believe that biology is the beginning and the end of everything.
It's the biggest source of ideas, the biggest source of invention. Nobody can invent better than nature and so if you like nature is my biggest source of inspiration.
Golf is a puzzle without an answer. I've played the game for 40 years and I still haven't the slightest idea how to play.